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The Original Visitor's Guide To Hilton Head Island & The Lowcountry

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<ul><li><p>FREECOUPON BOOK</p><p>Bring this ad to Tanger Shopper Services for a free </p><p>coupon book worth hundreds in additional savings.</p><p>Offer Expires 12/31/15.Code 3392215</p><p>SAKS FIFTH AVENUE OFF 5TH</p><p>BANANA REPUBLIC FACTORY STORE</p><p>SPERRY TOP SIDER</p><p>COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR</p><p>J.CREW FACTORY</p><p>SOMA</p><p>DKNY</p><p>JOCKEY</p><p>HARRY &amp; DAVID</p><p>TOMMY HILFIGER</p><p>LUCKY BRAND JEANS</p><p>WORTH NEW YORK</p><p>KATE SPADE NEW YORK</p><p>HOLLISTER</p><p>GUESS FACTORY STORE</p><p>THE CHILDREN'S PLACE</p><p>SUNGLASS HUT</p><p>AND MANY MORE!</p><p>ENJOY ON-SITE DINING AT:</p><p>LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE</p><p>OLIVE GARDEN</p><p>CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL</p><p>PANERA BREAD</p><p>STARBUCKS COFFEE </p><p>ZES KITCHEN </p><p>SHOP 2 HILTON HEAD LOCATIONS</p><p> Hwy 278, 1 &amp; 2 Miles West of Hilton Head Island</p><p>1414 Fording Island Road &amp; 1256 Fording Island Road</p><p> (843) 837-5410</p><p>S H O P O V E R 9 0 O F T H E B E S T FA S H I O N B R A N D S</p><p>TANGEROUTLETS.COM</p><p>TA N G E RI N S P I R E DFASHION, STYLE &amp; SAVINGS</p><p>33922 HH Island Events.indd All Pages 5/19/15 4:57 PM</p></li><li><p>FREECOUPON BOOK</p><p>Bring this ad to Tanger Shopper Services for a free </p><p>coupon book worth hundreds in additional savings.</p><p>Offer Expires 12/31/15.Code 3392215</p><p>SAKS FIFTH AVENUE OFF 5TH</p><p>BANANA REPUBLIC FACTORY STORE</p><p>SPERRY TOP SIDER</p><p>COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR</p><p>J.CREW FACTORY</p><p>SOMA</p><p>DKNY</p><p>JOCKEY</p><p>HARRY &amp; DAVID</p><p>TOMMY HILFIGER</p><p>LUCKY BRAND JEANS</p><p>WORTH NEW YORK</p><p>KATE SPADE NEW YORK</p><p>HOLLISTER</p><p>GUESS FACTORY STORE</p><p>THE CHILDREN'S PLACE</p><p>SUNGLASS HUT</p><p>AND MANY MORE!</p><p>ENJOY ON-SITE DINING AT:</p><p>LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE</p><p>OLIVE GARDEN</p><p>CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL</p><p>PANERA BREAD</p><p>STARBUCKS COFFEE </p><p>ZES KITCHEN </p><p>SHOP 2 HILTON HEAD LOCATIONS</p><p> Hwy 278, 1 &amp; 2 Miles West of Hilton Head Island</p><p>1414 Fording Island Road &amp; 1256 Fording Island Road</p><p> (843) 837-5410</p><p>S H O P O V E R 9 0 O F T H E B E S T FA S H I O N B R A N D S</p><p>TANGEROUTLETS.COM</p><p>TA N G E RI N S P I R E DFASHION, STYLE &amp; SAVINGS</p><p>33922 HH Island Events.indd All Pages 5/19/15 4:57 PM</p></li><li><p>6 ISLAND EVENTS JUNE 2015 hiltonhead.com</p><p>Member Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce</p><p>Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce</p><p>Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce</p><p>Island Events Magazine is published monthly by Island Communications, P.O. Box 5511, Hilton Head Island, S.C. 29938, Phone (843) 757-9889, Fax (843) 757-9189, e-mail: icom@hiltonhead.com. </p><p>Look for us on the web at hiltonhead.com/magazines. Island Events prints a minimum of 600,000 copies per year and is dis-tributed to approxi mately 300 Island loca-tions. Subscriptions avail able at $25.00 (Canada, $35 US) per year, single copies available for postage and handling charges of $5.00 (Canada, $6 US). Send check to address above. The design, concept, and con tents of Island Events are copy righted and may not in any man ner be reproduced in part or whole without written permis sion from the publisher.</p><p>Every effort is made to provide de pend able information, however, the publisher does not warrant that the content herein is complete or accurate. Any rates, spe cial offers, etc. are subject to change and are not guar-anteed by Island Communications.</p><p>Copyright 2015, Island Communications. All rights reserved.</p><p>... where there are almost as many bike paths as there are roads, guiding locals and visitors alike under canopies of trees to shady </p><p>retreats, parks and beaches all over the island. And thats just the beginning. </p><p>With school out and summer finally here, June is the perfect time to try some adventurous activities with your friends and family. Whether its parasailing or paddle boarding, testing out a new electric bike, going on a fishing charter or moonlight kayaking tour, theres bound to be something new for you to try. </p><p>But it doesnt all have to be a rush! Be sure to relax on Hilton Head Islands sandy shores, dine out at some of the beachfront restaurants and enjoy a sunset boat cruise. Or you can ride around Hilton Head Island at your leisure, exploring the bike paths that run on bridges over marshes and under majestic live oak trees.</p><p>June is one of the most exciting months on the island with all kinds of activities and special events going on every evening. HarbourFest finally returns to Shelter Cove Harbour and Summer Jams kicks off in the Shelter Cove Community Park. From outdoor concerts, fireworks and festivals to a special summer production of Big Fish the musical by the SSTI, there is bound to be some-thing to please everyone. Be sure to check out our Calendar of Events to find out what you want to do this month!</p><p>In this issue of Island Events, discover what makes dolphins delicate with Jessie Renew and find out why cobia are so curious with Captain Miles Altman. But its not all about the underwater life in this issue. Kathleen McMenamin tells us a little bit about the yellow crowns spotted around marshes and up in the trees at the Sea Pines Forest Reserve, while Doug Weaver lets us know about some family golf activities at Palmetto Dunes and Georgene Mortimer explains how to pair different styles of barbeque with wine.</p><p>We hope all of our listings are helpful in guiding you to some of the very best that the island has to offer. As always, the best of the Lowcountry and the Coastal Empire is just a click away at hiltonhead.com, hiltonheadisland.com, bluffton.com, savannah.com, stsimonsisland.com and beaufort.com. Its there youll find digital copies of all of our publications as well as a wealth of information about what to do while youre here. </p><p>All of our websites are accessible via smartphone, so you can find the best shops, restaurants and activities no matter where you are. </p><p>Welcome to Hilton Head Island. We hope you enjoy your time here and come back to see us soon!</p><p>CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER ..................... Linda Rew-Gifford</p><p>PUBLISHER ............................................. Lorraine Jenness</p><p>ART DIRECTOR .............................................Jennifer Mlay</p><p>AD COORDINATOR ........................................ Liz Shumake</p><p>REGIONAL SALES MANAGER .................Rebecca L. Wallace</p><p>CONTRIBUTING WRITERS ..................... Capt. Miles Altman,</p><p>Jo Emery, Katie Hatfield, Kathleen McMenamin, </p><p>Georgene Mortimer, Jessie Renew, Andrea Six, Doug Weaver</p><p>ACCOUNTING ............................................... Mallory Raley</p><p>DISTRIBUTION STAFF ...............Bruce McLemore, John Tant</p><p>CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER ..................... Joyce Harkins</p><p>Welcome to Hilton Head Island! </p></li><li><p>Something Blue at Tanger too.</p><p>SEE OUROTHER ADS onCenterspread</p><p>&amp; Page 7</p><p>SEE OUROTHER ADS onCenterspreadBack Cover</p><p>SEE OUROTHER ADS on</p><p>Page 7 &amp;Back Cover</p><p>The Salty Dog T-Shirt Factory Tanger 2 Outlet Center </p><p>1414 Fording Island Road Bluffton, SC</p><p>843-837-5511 Monday - Saturday </p><p>10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Sunday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM</p></li><li><p>100</p><p>FEATURES 10 June Highlights 12 Must Taste 14 Up the Creek Pub &amp; Grills Famous Buffalo Chicken Dip Courtesy of Up the Creek Pub &amp; Grill 15 Island Calendar Activities and Events Islandwide 18 Cork poppin good: A guide to pairing wine with BBQ By Georgene Mortimer, Island Winery 24 Shelter Cove Harbour Summer Entertainment 30 Visit the King Neptune Statue at Shelter Cove Harbour 32 Harbour Town Lighthouse 38 Island Beaches 42 Island Style 58 What is Hilton Head Style? By Katie Hatfield 62 Island Tides 72 Community Worship 74 A Day on the Water 82 Just For Kids 86 Homemade Fun 96 Curious Cobia By Capt. Miles Altman, Bayrunner Fishing Charters 98 Yellow Crowned Night Herons By Kathleen McMenamin, H2O Sports 100 Delicate Dolphins By Jessie Renew, Outside Hilton Head 102 Family Fun on the Green By Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort 104 Recreational Pathways 110 Events Puzzle By Jo Emery DEPARTMENTS 6 Welcome 12 Dining &amp; Lounges 31 Lodging &amp; Real Estate 34 Arts &amp; Services 36 Shopping 62 Activities 103 Puzzle Answer 106 Directory of Advertisers 108 Map of Hilton Head Island</p><p>CONTENTSJUNE 2015 / 42ND YEAR / ISSUE 4 </p><p>About Our Cover...</p><p>Amanda Woody and ChloeJohnson sporting the latest styles inunique imprinted resort wear from </p><p>Camp Hilton Head, while exploring one of the many beaches on</p><p>Hilton Head Island.</p><p>Photography by Joyce Harkins, Hilton Head Island Photography, INC.</p><p>8 ISLAND EVENTS JUNE 2015 hiltonhead.com</p></li><li><p>Pelicans Point Seafood &amp; Steakhouse, located in the former home of Kingfisher Seafood, </p><p>Pasta and Steak House, offers waterside dining, great food with affordable prices, techno-logically advanced table ser-vices, casual-but-classy ambi-ence, the Islands Best and Happiest Happy Hour in the waterfront lounge along with abundant, free and convenient parking. Enjoy live entertain-ment beginning at 6 p.m. on stage in the main dining room with Joseph the Magicians strolling, tableside magic (beginning June 14) on Sun. and Mon., Mike Wilsons acoustic favorites on Wed., David Wingos classic soft rock on Thurs. and Earl Williams Jazz and Blues each Fri. 18 Harbourside Lane, Shelter Cove Harbour overlooking Broad Creek &amp; Shelter Cove Marina. (843) 785-4442 or pelicanspoint.com.</p><p>The new Comedy Club of Hilton Head, located above </p><p>the Pelicans Point Seafood &amp; Steakhouse continues its 5-year tradition of hosting nationally known stand-up comics in the 2nd story Pelicans Roost entertainment room. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., shows start at 8 p.m., nightly. Arrive early for the Dinner-Show Package and save 10% for both. Reservations suggest-ed. Online reservations at pelicanspoint.com or call (843) 341-5653. 18 Harbourside Lane, Shelter Cove Harbour.</p><p>Enjoy Happy Hour Crazy Crab Style, 4-6 p.m. daily, in the bar at The Crazy Crab overlooking Jarvis Creek. Enjoy food and drink specials along with one of the best waterfront, sunset views to be found on the Island. 104 William Hilton Pkwy. (843) 681-5021 or thecrazycrab.com.</p><p>Caseys Sports Bar &amp; Grille, A Locals Favorite Since 1998, not only offers great lunch specials for $5.99 on Mon.-Fri., you can now enjoy Fiesta Mondays from noon-7 p.m. with $1.50, Tacos; $3, margaritas and $2.50, Coronas. On Thursday eve-</p><p>June HighlightsThe summer season has arrived, and with another hectic school year behind us, now is the time to say goodbye to in-school and after-school activities and say hello to relaxation and fun with family and friends. Relaxation is easy to find here on the Island. Just walk down to the beach in the morning and sit quietly soaking up the natural beauty while listening to the kids playing in the sand, watching the birds searching for a tasty morsel or a shrimp boat off in the distance pulling their nets behind. Fun is easy here on the Island, too. In addition to the cool water sports and amazing golf and tennis there is merriment to be enjoyed each evening as well. So, grab the family and friends, head out to South Beach, Harbour Town, Shelter Cove, Coligny Plaza or anywhere in between and enjoy a nice meal and the fun will be right around the corner.</p><p>June 4, Ladies Night Outside </p><p>takes place,5-8 p.m., at the </p><p>Outside Hilton Head Flagship </p><p>Store in Shelter Cove Plaza. </p><p>Outside Hilton Head is partnering </p><p>with prAna cloth-ing for this fun </p><p>night of shopping to benefit Hope Haven. Special </p><p>deals, food, drinks and music are just </p><p>the beginning. A portion of all sales goes to local non- </p><p>profit Hope Haven, a Childrens </p><p>Advocacy and Rape Crisis Center based in Beaufort, </p><p>S.C. 50 Shelter Cove Ln. (843) </p><p>686-6996 or outsidehiltonhead.</p><p>com.</p><p>10 ISLAND EVENTS JUNE 2015 hiltonhead.com</p></li><li><p>hiltonhead.com JUNE 2015 ISLAND EVENTS 11</p><p>nings dont miss Spaghetti Night, with spaghetti plates starting at $2 from 5-9 p.m. and on Saturday nights you will find All You Can Eat Crab Legs for $19.99 from 5 p.m. until they are all gone. 37 New Orleans Rd. (843) 785-2255 or caseyshhi.com.</p><p>Theres a whole lot of fun tak-ing place at South Beach Marina. Each evening from 6-10 p.m. you will find Dave Kemmerly, Todd Cowart, Bruce Crichton or Reid Richmond performing live on the Salty Dog Cafe stage. Kids can show off their artistic talent throughout the day on The Salty Dog Chalk Wall; families can enjoy appearanc-es by Jake the Salty Dog every day at 12:15 and 6:30 p.m., take part in StoryBook Time each Mon.-Fri. at 12:30 p.m., compete in Jakes Hula Hoop Contests on Mon.-Fri. at 12:15 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. in the court-yard and make your own Tie Dyed Salty Dog T-Shirt at Tie Dyeing Fun, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., each Mon.-Fri. Take part in Face Painting Fun by local artists, 6-8:30 p.m. nightly. Each evening, beginning at 6:30 p.m. enjoy music, danc-ing and Salty Dog fun at the Carnival Night with Steven, The Really Big Little Kids Show with Jordan Ross, The Singing Frog Kidz DJ Dance Party or The Music Ladys Kids Show." Salty Dog Cafe, South Beach Marina Village in The Sea Pines Resort. (843) 671-2233. saltydog.com.</p><p>Harbour Town is the place to be as Gregg Russell returns to his spot under the Liberty Oak Tree for another season of family-friendly music each </p><p>Sun.-Fri. evening, 8 p.m., while Local Visitors, a young talented band, blends styles and songs from the 60s to modern day, performs under the Liberty Oak on Sat., 7:30-9:30 p.m. 149 Lighthouse Rd. in The Sea Pines Resort. (843) 842-1979 or seapines.com.</p><p>Summer fun returns to Up The Creek Pub &amp; Grill beginning in June with Fire Juggling and live music on Mon. and Wed., Fireworks @ Docks on Tues. (beginning June 16), Gator Joes Gator Gang on Thurs. and live music on Fri. and Sat. 18 Simmons Rd, off Marshland Rd. (843) 681-3625 or upthecreekpubandgrill.com.</p><p>On June 4 The Bluffton Historical Preservation Society hosts a Commemoration of the Burning of Bluffton that occurred on June 4, 1863. Throughout the day the Heyward House Historic Center will hold an open house giving the community the opportunity to walk through the Cole-Heyward </p><p>Specializing in fine red and white wines while famous for their Lowcountry spe-cialty wines, the Island Winery offers Wine Flights &amp; Cheese, Mon.-Fri., 12:30-2:30 p.m. &amp; Sat., 12:30-4 p.m., $10 per person; Wine &amp; Cheese Happy Hour, Mon.-Fri., starting at 4 p.m., $15 per person. Call for reserva-tions. 12A Cardinal Rd. off of Mathews Dr. toward the Airport. (843) 842-3141 or islandwinery.com.</p><p>(continued on page 60)</p></li><li><p>12 ISLAND EVENTS JUNE 2015 hiltonhead.com</p><p>The Islanders favorite place for over 18 years, Caseys Sports Bar &amp; Grille, offers $5.99 lunch specials, daily drink specials along with Happy Hour specials from 4-7 p.m. Whether you are craving a fresh crisp salad for lunch or a juicy, hand-cut steak for dinner the friendly staff prides themselves on prepar-ing quality food and ensur ing that you have a fantastic dining experience.</p><p>Seafood lovers can jump right into a steamed seafood pot filled with lobster, shrimp, snow crab legs and oysters at either of the two great waterfront locations of The Crazy Crab.</p><p>Frostys Italian Ice &amp; More specializes in homemade Italian Ice and fudge while also offering ice cream, soft pretzels, cotton candy and assorted treats.</p><p>Its Greek To Me serves the Islands best calamari, an array of Greek spe cialty dishes and homemade, mouth-watering desserts while dining indoors or out on the spacious patio or roof-top terrace.</p><p>For the Islands best hand-tossed specialty pizza...</p></li></ul>